Huntsman Corp – Why Work For Us?

Overview

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets.  We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in more than 30 countries and employ approximately 16,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions.  For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.



Huntsman has five business divisions

Advanced Materials

Huntsman Advanced Materials is a leading global supplier of synthetic and formulated polymer systems for customers requiring high performance materials which outperform the properties, functionality and durability of traditional materials. We enjoy a long heritage of pioneering technological excellence and offer a unique and wide range of innovative and tailor-made solutions to more than 9,000 customers in over 90 different countries.

Performance Products

Huntsman Performance Products is a leading global producer of intermediate chemistries and technologies that add value and competitive advantage to customers worldwide. Our solutions find application in the most diverse markets and industries. Our integrated families of industrial and consumer-oriented intermediates are primarily based on amines, surfactants and carbonates.

Pigments

Huntsman Pigments is a strong, specialized global business with a high value portfolio of innovative products.  We are passionate about creating value for our customers to help meet the demands of an ever changing world.  We are one of the most diversified global suppliers of pigments and additives.  Since the recent acquisition of Rockwood's performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses we now offer a broad range of specialty titanium dioxide pigments, color pigments, functional additives, and timber* treatment chemicals.  Our pigments and additives add performance and color to thousands of everyday items from paints, inks, plastics and concrete to cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food.  With more than 200 years of experience we operate from over 30 locations worldwide.
*Marketed through Viance, a 60/50 joint venture with Dow

Polyurethanes

Huntsman Polyurethanes is a global leader in MDI-based polyurethanes, serving over 3,500 customers in more than 90 countries. Together with our customers, we're focused on creating MDI-based solutions which provide energy efficiency, comfort and well-being, with applications including thermal insulation for construction; adhesives, coatings and elastomers; footwear soling; automotive seating; foam cushioning for furniture and bedding; composite wood products and thermoplastic polyurethanes.  We have world-scale production facilities in the U.S., the Netherlands and China, and 17 highly capable downstream formulation facilities that are located close to our customers, worldwide.

Textile Effects

Huntsman Textile Effects is a leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries. We use cutting edge technology to develop solutions and create innovative products with intelligent effects such as built-in freshness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes which reduce water and energy consumption. Huntsman Textile Effects operates in 110 countries with 8 primary manufacturing facilities in 7 countries (China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Switzerland).

Compensation Package

Huntsman provides a very competitive compensation package that includes base salary, bonus opportunities, and benefits appropriate to the employment markets in which we operate.  We offer a compensation approach which encourages our associates to perform at a high level.  Our compensation package rewards both individual and team performance

Huntsman Corp Photos

Huntsman's corporate office is along the Waterway in The Woodlands, Texas, which is a beautiful backdrop for employees.
Waterway One Building

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Huntsman Corp President, CEO, and Director Peter R. Huntsman
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    Good corporate culture & Nice environment

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    Good working environment , however, Promotion chances are rare

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Huntsman Corp Interviews

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Updated Feb 15, 2015

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    I was contacted by a headhunter and interviwed with them first. After that, i received a phonecall saying that they had set me up with a phone interview. It wasnt difficult, standard questions about resume, and interest in company. A day later i was offerd an onsite interview where i was shown around and introduced, and asked about which instruments and tests I was familiar with. Two days letter they gave me the offer (contract).

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Huntsman Corp Awards & Accolades

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The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2013
Best Employers in America, Business Insider, 2012
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008
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Additional Info

Website huntsman.com
Headquarters Salt Lake City, UT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Company - Public (HUN)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer... More

Mission: We will operate safe, clean, efficient facilities in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. We will provide a work environment that fosters teamwork... More

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